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The Hub marks first anniversary

Susan Bass, Sue Whiteley, and Dorothy Young served lunch recently to Scott White at The HubThis week marks the first anniversary of the founding of The Hub as a Franklin County-operated meal center in Mount Vernon for residents of the county age 60 and over.

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Adopt-a-Pet event

Young Miss Mount Vernon Maegan Wardrup pets one of the puppies looking for a new home at the Coldwell Banker Lakehaven Realtors Adopt-a-Pet eventYoung Miss Mount Vernon Maegan Wardrup pets one of the puppies looking for a new home at the Coldwell Banker Lakehaven Realtors Adopt-a-Pet event Saturday, September 28.

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Seventeenth Handicapable Rodeo successful

Neven Jaco, age seven, rides the bull at the 17th annual Handicapable Rodeo.Neven Jaco, age seven, rides the bull at the 17th annual Handicapable Rodeo. Providing the action were Saltillo High School students.

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CountryFest annual celebration next week

The 45th annual CountryFest celebration is just one week away. The event will be Saturday, October. 12, with activities from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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CountryFest stage, booth, auto registrations open

Stage entertainment reservations and booth registrations for the 45th annual CountryFest celebration are currently being taken, as well as entries for the 22nd annual auto show.

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Fall clean-ups begin Saturday

Guests are coming, so it’s time to clean-up and spruce-up the place! October is one of the busier times of the year, with events like CountyFest, Harvest on Main dinner, Market on Main wine tasting, and Trick-or-Treat, drawing visitors to the area.

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Prayer on the square planned September 29

The fifth annual Prayer on the Square event has been set for 7 p.m. Sunday, September 29, in downtown Mount Vernon. Roy and Lisa Wilmeth and Bob and Brenda Kerr will provide testimonies about God’s power through prayer.

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Bountiful Place project is moving forward again

J.P. Marchand and Colby Cameron with A&S Air Conditioning work to install a new five ton unit at the Bountiful Place last week.J.P. Marchand and Colby Cameron with A&S Air Conditioning work to install a new five ton unit at the Bountiful Place last week.

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Second Saturday

Maria and Leticia Castro make Salvadoran pupusas on the downtown plaza during the Second Saturday eventMaria and Leticia Castro make Salvadoran pupusas on the downtown plaza during the Second Saturday event September 14. This was the last Second Saturday event for the 2019 season.